Marcus Samuelsson Chicken And Waffles Recipe


The Marcus Samuelsson Chicken and Waffles recipe is a delicious and comforting dish that combines crispy fried chicken with fluffy waffles. It is the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors, making it a popular choice for brunch or dinner. The chicken is seasoned with a blend of spices and then fried to perfection, while the waffles are light and fluffy. This recipe is sure to impress your family and friends!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4 waffles
  • Maple syrup, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine the buttermilk, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Add the chicken breasts to the bowl and toss to coat them in the marinade. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Remove the chicken breasts from the marinade, allowing any excess marinade to drip off, and then coat them in the flour mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  3. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the coated chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 5-6 minutes per side, or until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place it on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
  4. While the chicken is cooking, prepare the waffles according to the package instructions or using your favorite waffle recipe.
  5. To serve, place a cooked